12/14/2010 01:02 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Apple Offers Pirated eBooks In App Store Say Japanese Publishers

Apple Inc. is infringing on copyrights by offering illegally scanned books and comics on its App Store, four Japanese publishing groups said.

While Apple deleted some pirated titles, it continues to offer unauthorized books such as Haruki Murakami's "1Q84," Japan Book Publishers Association, Japan Magazine Association, the Electronic Book Publishers Association of Japan, and Digital Comic Association said in a joint statement today.

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